1998 GMC Sierra Owner's Manual

1998 GMC Sierra owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
GMC
Model:
Sierra
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
23.3 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
7
Seats and Restraint Systems
13
Seats and Seat Controls
14
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
21
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
25
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
26
Driver Position
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Right Front Passenger Position
35
Air Bag System
35
Center Passenger Position
44
Rear Seat Passengers
46
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
52
Children
54
Child Restraints
57
Larger Children
79
Safety Belt Extender
82
Checking Your Restraint Systems
82
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
82
Features and Controls
85
Keys
86
Tailgate
87
Third Door
88
Door Locks
89
Keyless Entry System
90
Theft
93
Passlock
94
New Vehicle \Break-In\
94
Ignition Positions
95
Starting Your Gasoline Engine
96
Engine Coolant Heater
98
Automatic Transmission Operation
99
Manual Transmission
102
Four-Wheel Drive
105
Parking Brake
109
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission Models Only)
110
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
113
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission Models Only)
113
Parking Over Things That Burn
114
Engine Exhaust
114
Running Your Engine While You’re Parked (Automatic Transmission)
115
Locking Rear Axle
116
Windows
116
Tilt Wheel
118
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
119
Exterior Lamps
125
Interior Lamps
127
Mirrors
129
Storage Compartments
135
Instrument Panel
144
Instrument Panel Cluster
146
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
148
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
161
Comfort Controls
162
Air Conditioning
164
Heating
165
Ventilation System
165
Defogging and Defrosting
166
Rear Window Defogger
166
Audio Systems
167
Setting the Clock
167
AM-FM Stereo Radio
167
Playing the Radio
168
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
169
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Automatic Tone Control
172
CD Adapter Kit
175
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control
176
Remote Compact Disc Player
180
Theft-Deterrent Feature
181
Understanding Radio Reception
183
Tips About Your Audio System
184
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
185
Care of Your Compact Discs
186
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
186
Fixed Mast Antenna
186
Your Driving and the Road
189
Defensive Driving
190
Drunken Driving
191
Control of a Vehicle
193
Braking
194
Steering
196
Off-Road Recovery
199
Passing
199
Loss of Control
201
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
202
Driving at Night
215
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
216
City Driving
219
Freeway Driving
220
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
221
Highway Hypnosis
221
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
224
Recreational Vehicle Towing
229
Loading Your Vehicle
231
Camper Wiring Harness
236
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
236
Towing a Trailer
237
Problems on the Road
253
Hazard Warning Flashers
254
Other Warning Devices
255
Jump Starting
255
Towing Your Vehicle
260
Engine Overheating (Gasoline Engine)
265
Cooling System -- Gasoline Engines
267
Engine Fan Noise
275
If a Tire Goes Flat
275
Changing a Flat Tire
276
If You’re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
288
Service and Appearance Care
291
Service
292
Fuel
293
Fuels in Foreign Countries (Gasoline Engines)
295
Filling Your Tank (Gasoline Engine)
296
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
298
Checking Things Under the Hood
299
Noise Control System
303
Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine)
304
Air Cleaner Filter (Gasoline Engine)
308
Automatic Transmission Fluid
311
Manual Transmission Fluid
314
Hydraulic Clutch
315
Rear Axle
316
Four-Wheel Drive
316
Engine Coolant
318
Radiator Pressure Cap (Gasoline Engine)
322
Thermostat
322
Power Steering Fluid
323
Windshield Washer Fluid
323
Brakes
325
Battery
329
Bulb Replacement
329
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
340
Tires
341
Appearance Care
351
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
352
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
355
Appearance Care Materials Chart
359
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
360
Electrical System
360
Replacement Bulbs
366
Capacities and Specifications
367
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
369
Maintenance Schedule
371
Short Trip/City Definition
375
Short Trip/City Intervals
375
Long Trip/Highway Definition
376
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
377
Short Trip/City Maintenance Schedule
378
Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule
398
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
410
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
414
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
416
Part E: Maintenance Record
419
Customer Assistance Information
421
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
422
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
424
Roadside Assistance
425
Canadian Roadside Assistance
427
Courtesy Transportation
428
GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
429
Warranty Information
430
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
430
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
431
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
431
Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
431
Index
435

FAQ about the 1998 GMC Sierra Manual

What contains the 1998 Sierra manual?

The GMC Sierra owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Sierra. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Sierra 1998 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Sierra
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 1998 GMC Sierra Owners Manual?

The GMC Sierra owner manual for the 1998 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Sierra year 1998 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 1998 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Sierra (1998) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 1998 is available in English.

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